The International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist announced on April 16, 2019, features two African publishers in Khaled Lufti and NB Publishers. The International…View More International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist features two African publishers.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist was announced on April 12, 2019. Syncity NG is a platform that showcases the best of African…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist announced.
Aminatta Forna is on the Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist announced today, April 17, 2019, for her novel Happiness. The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize…View More Aminatta Forna makes Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist.
Nick Makoha is on the judging panel for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2019 announced on April 9, 2019. T.S. Eliot, full name Thomas Stearns Eliot,…View More Nick Makoha on team to judge T.S. Eliot Prize 2019.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be awarded the Grand Prix des Mécènes 2018 in Yaounde, Cameroon on April 23, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to be awarded Grand Prix des Mécènes 2018.
Yewande Omotoso is a finalist for the Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 for her novel La Signora Della Porta which is the Italian edition of…View More Yewande Omotoso is Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 finalist.
The Hugo Awards 2019 finalists were announced on April 2, 2019. Of the many categories listed, Nnedi Okorafor features in two different ones. The Hugo…View More Nnedi Okorafor gets two nominations at Hugo Awards 2019 finalists.
Leye Adenle is on the shortlist for CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 for his book When Trouble Sleeps. CRIMEFEST is a convention for people who like…View More Leye Adenle makes UK CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 shortlist.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.
The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist, featuring Aminatta Forna, Emmanuel Iduma, and Jamal Mahjoub, was announced on March 27, 2019. The Royal…View More The Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist features three Africans
The shortlists for the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 were announced on April 3, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, grant-maker, film-maker, and human…View More Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
The nine nominees for the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced on March 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires (Grand Prix…View More Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees announced.
The judges for the Geko Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Fiction in Sesotho 2019 have been announced. Thomas Mokopu Mofolo was a pioneer in the Southern…View More Geko Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Fiction in Sesotho 2019 judges announced.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is the new Chairperson of the Caine Prize for African Writing. The Zimbabwe-born publisher takes over from Dr Delia Jarrett-Macauley. The Caine…View More Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is new Caine Prize for African Writing Chairperson.
The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist was announced today on April 2, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist.